12 Celebrities Who Let Their Natural Hair Fly

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Forget going blonde or red.

Why would you want to wear a wig or use extensions?

The following celebrities have no idea. They're here to show off their natural hair, in all its wayward, floppy, curly glory. More power to them, we say!

1. Viola Davis

Viola Davis
Viola Davis truly sky-rocketed to stardom on How to Get Away with Murder during an emotional scene that featured her character removing a wig and revealing her natural hair. It was a brave act by the talented Emmy winner.

2. Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu
You typically see Erykah Badu with a headscarf. But this is what the singer is hiding beneath that accessory. Impressive!

3. Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding has gone on record. The jazz singer has said she will never relax her natural hair. She's too proud of it.

4. Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey
Oprah has seen her figure change over the years, as a result of weight fluctuations. But she's maintained her same hair, revealing its true curls for the first time in 2012 on a cover of O magazine.

5. Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae
We never know exactly what sort of style Janelle Monae will wear her hair in, but we know it will always be the real deal.

6. Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae
Corinne Bailey Rae has gone through a number of perms and relaxers. But the singer says she's done with that. She's all about her twisted curls now.

7. Yvette Nicole Brown

Yvette Nicole Brown
We absolutely adore Yvette Nicole Brown. She's hilarious and she keeps it real, both with her personality and her hair.

8. Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o is pretty much perfect. An Oscar winner for 12 Years a Slave, she's also a perpetual fashion winner.

9. Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys goes with the side shave for this look. But that's very much her real hair. And it looks great!

10. Tamera Mowry-Housley

Tamera Mowry-Housley
Sometimes Tamera Mowry-Housley goes long, other times the actress goes short. But she never goes fake. EVER!

11. Yaya DaCosta

Yaya DaCosta
The former America's Next Top Model champion is largely known for her impressive afro. And it's easy to see why!

12. Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles has no need for a perm. This curly look is 100% the real deal. We love it!

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